The Best Care for your Best Friend

The Pines Vet is an independently owned vet clinic located at Pacific Pines. We’re the little clinic with the BIG heart. When you bring your furry friend into The Pines Vet, you can take comfort that we will put the health of your pet first, always!

We were founded in 2014, and have continued to grow and thrive since. Our clinic is fully equipped with an extensive range of modern diagnostics and equipment. We take pride in our high standards of care.

We have devoted our lives and our love to caring for your pets; it is our passion. The best bit is we’re a small family-owned business – so your pets’ health and well-being are always our focus!

Our Vet Clinic

Our Team

Dr Amanda Pool
Dr Amanda PoolSenior Veterinarian
Amanda graduated with honours from the University of Queensland in 2015. She spent her graduate year working in a mixed practice clinic in outback Queensland. There she learned how to think on her feet to manage a wide range of cases and developed a strong interest in surgery. Since then, Amanda worked in a small animal practice in Brisbane, working to provide gold standard care to all of her patients. At The Pines Vet, Amanda looks forward to providing the same level of care to our clients. At home, Amanda spends time with her two cats, Toothless and Lychee, and keeping up with her many hobbies such as aerial silks and mountain biking.
Dr Richard Humphreys
Dr Richard HumphreysAssociate Veterinarian
Richard graduated from the University of Queensland in 2017. He then participated in a 12-month rotating internship at UQ, where he worked alongside specialist veterinarians. This training enabled him to practice gold standard veterinary medicine, and as such he has an appreciation for anaesthetics, neurological conditions, medicine and skin. Richard has been working at The Pines Vet since February 2019, and is committed to providing the best possible care. Outside of work, Richard enjoys yoga, running and hikes, as well as spending time with his dogs “Alfie” and “Forrest”.
CassidyPractice Manager
Cassidy completed her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing in 2014. Since then she has worked in a number of veterinary hospitals, both general practice and specialist hospitals. She believes in providing gold standard care, and ensuring both clients and pets feel comfortable and welcome when they walk through our doors. She has 3 pets of her own, a very large cat “Snow”, a shar pei “Zephyr”, and python “Terrance”.
LaurenVeterinary Nurse
With a decade of nursing up her sleeve, Lauren has worked in a variety of clinics in QLD and the ACT, gaining a vast and diverse range of knowledge and skills within the GP and emergency vet industry. Lauren’s friendly approachable nature and attention to detail makes her the perfect person to ensure your pet’s visit is hassle free. Lauren is a local and resides on the coast with her husband, two boys and mischievous rescue kitten Daylee!
NahaneeVeterinary Nurse
Nahanee has been nursing for over 10 years and is a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse. She has a keen interest in post operative care and recovery and loves giving them extra cuddles after their surgeries. She has a special love for the little ones, especially chihuahuas! Keeping her busy at home are her three fur babies, Maple (Chihuahua x Maltese), Eddy (Cavalier) and Mimu (Domestic shorthair), one human baby and a husband.